Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors

Q: What do we pray for in the fifth petition?
A: In the fifth petition (which is, And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors) we pray, That God, for Christ’s sake, would freely pardon all our sins; which we are the rather encouraged to ask, because by his grace we are enabled from the heart to forgive others.

(Question CV of the Westminster Shorter Catechism)

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